Tobacco control

Public opinion on access to tobacco. In Fact

25 Jun 2013

A key strategy to reduce the harm from tobacco is to limit the access to tobacco, thereby reducing its supply. Limiting access to tobacco has also been seen as a key way to reduce smoking initiation, although it may also have benefits of promoting cessation.1

Respondents in the 2012 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) answered a few questions on their opinion on strategies to reduce access to tobacco.